Live Experiences: May 11 – 16

Don’t let our library closures keep you from connecting with us. Let’s meet virtually! This week we’re hosting more fun online programs where you can continue to learn new skills, attend storytime, and use our online resources from your computer.

Monday, May 11, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Who’s ready for songs and a story? Enjoy rhymes, signs, and giggles with Deidre and her trusty dog, Hero.


Musical Jamboree With Kayla Marie
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All ages can join us to sing, dance, and play during Musical Jamboree with Kayla Marie. Bring any instrument of your choice and be ready to get silly. Don’t forget to download the lyric sheet!


Bilingual Spanish/English Storytime With Erica
Cuentos Bilingües en Español/Inglés Con Erica
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Join us for bilingual stories about animals and songs the whole family will enjoy in English and Spanish. Children of all ages are welcome.

Acompáñenos y disfrute de cuentos sobre animales y canciones, bilingües en inglés y español que toda la familia disfrutará. Los niños de todas edades son bienvenidos.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Bring your favorite musical instrument to our Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime event! We will sing, dance, and play music together for all to enjoy.                                        

¡Traiga su instrumento favorito a nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés! Cantaremos, bailaremos y tocaremos música juntos para que todos lo disfruten.


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Come along with Angela on a reading adventure for Preschool Storytime. Hear new stories or old favorites and sing along to fun songs that the whole family can enjoy!


Mandarin/English Storytime With Shao Mei
少媚的普通話和英語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Have you met farm animals before? Let’s join Biscuit the dog to visit the farm together!

你以前有見過農場動物嗎?我們跟叫做餅乾的小狗一起到農場玩吧!


Create With Kelly!
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This week we’re using all-natural materials to make collages, sculptures, and more!

When you next go for a walk see if you can collect some of these materials to use for your projects: leaves, stems, flower petals, stones, sticks, twigs, seeds, grass. You can also use materials from your kitchen.
All month long we’re honoring Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by learning about artists and cultures related to our creations.

Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Grab your pencil and paper and doodle along! Join us for a new art lesson each week.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Baby Storytime With Adrienne
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
It’s time to have fun with our littlest library kiddos. Our fun activities, songs, and rhymes are all developmentally appropriate for babies from birth through toddlerhood.


How to Draw Anything (Part 1) With Debbie
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
With just a piece of paper and a pencil or pen, we can use our imaginations to draw something amazing! What we draw is a surprise every time!


How to Draw Anything (Part 2) With Lynne
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
After drawing with our imaginations, you may find you want to draw something that requires reference. Join us as we practice some easy techniques in real-time! Bring your drawing supplies of choice as we work together to do some reference studies in real-time.


Open Lab With Ricardo
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
We’re going to make all types of chemical reaction explosions (Part 2)! For the fullest experience, we recommend you have these items on hand: vinegar, baking soda, food coloring, milk, Mentos, and a soda bottle.


Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Having a hard day? Tune in for a pre-recorded half hour of songs, stories, and activities to brighten the mood for you and your little ones.


Family Storytime With Michelle
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your bed in this pre-recorded storytime. Let’s read special selections together to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Spanish/English Music Playtime With Kenny
Tiempo de Juego Musical Bilingüe en Español/Inglés Con Kenny

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Start your morning off with some fun sing-alongs! Join Kenny and his guitar for our Spanish/English bilingual Music Playtime program!                                        

¡Comience su mañana con algunas canciones divertidas! ¡Únete con Kenny y su guitarra para nuestro Tiempo de Juego Musical bilingüe en español y inglés!


Preschool Storytime With Angela
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Looking for a storytime for your preschooler? Look no further! Read new fun books and sing silly songs or rhymes with Angela at Preschool Storytime!


English Conversation Club With Emily, Kajah, & Rosemary
Club de Conversación en Inglés Con Emily, Kajah, y Rosemary
英語會話俱樂部
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Improve your English and make new friends—all online! Practice your speaking skills with native speakers and other English language learners in a small group. Open to all skill levels for adults 18 and over. This online event is limited to 15 people, so please click below to register.

Mejore su inglés y haga nuevos amigos, ¡todo en línea! Practique sus habilidades del habla con hablantes nativos y otros estudiantes del inglés en un grupo pequeño. Está abierto a todos los niveles de habilidad. Para adultos mayores de 18 años. Hay espacio para 15 participantes, así que haga clic abajo para registrarse.

在網上就能提高您的英語水平而且還可以結識新朋友!您可以和母語是英語的人士和其他英語學習者練習口語。我們用幾個人為一組的形式來練習英語。只要您年滿18歲或以上就可以參加。歡迎不同英語水平的人士來參與。這將是使用Zoom作為平台的一個線上活動。請點擊下面的鏈接來報名。 會議的鏈接會在活動的當天發送給您。活動可接受15個人的報名。


Mandarin/English Storytime With Min-I
旻邑的中英雙語故事時間
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Join us for a fun storytime in both Mandarin and English! We’ll sing songs, do fingerplays and read a great story together! All kids are welcome!

請跟我們用中英雙語一起唱歌,動動身體,讀一本很棒的故事書!不限年齡,歡迎所有孩子參加!


Yoga Storytime With Rachel
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Let’s go on a yoga adventure in this pre-recorded event. Join Rachel for story-inspired yoga movement and mindfulness the whole family will enjoy.


Afternoon Doodling With Lynne
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Join us as we face another brand new doodling challenge! What will we create today? That’s an answer only our prompt-giver knows!

Friday, May 15, 2020

At Home Storytime With Deidre
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Enjoy bounces, bops, and bears (of the teddy variety) at storytime today!


Mango Languages With a Twist: Featuring David, Rosemary, & Liliana (French)
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Join us for a virtual language learning adventure. This week we’re continuing in learning French using Mango Languages, the online language-learning platform that is free to library cardholders! Optional: Feel free to follow along with us in Mango using your own computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Instant Check Out: eMagazines Featuring Kajah & Debbie
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Kajah and Debbie will show you how to check out digital magazine for free with your library card.


Open Lab Con Ricardo (En Español)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

¡Vamos a hacer todo tipo de explosiones de reacciones química (Parte 2)! Para una experiencia más completa, le recomendamos que tenga a mano estos artículos: vinagre, levadura, bicarbonato de sodio, colorante para alimentos, leche, soda de coca, y Mentos (el dulce).

Toddler Sing-Along Jam With Ashley
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Looking for new ways to entertain your little one? Join us for songs, stories, and simple activities in this pre-recorded sing-along jam.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Family Storytime With Michelle
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Laugh, sing, and dance along to songs and stories from the comfort of your bed in this pre-recorded storytime. Let’s read special selections together to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!


¡Crear con Kelly! (En Español)
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Esta semana exploramos el trabajo que hacen los arquitectos para diseñar y construir casas y edificios. Dibuja el plan para tu proyecto y aprende técnicas para realizar tu diseño en 3D usando materiales que tienes en casa.

Para dibujar tu proyecto se necesita: papel y lápiz, crayola, o marcador.

Para construir el modelo en 3D se necesita cualquier combinación de estos materiales: cajas recicladas, bolsas de papel, materiales de embalaje, tubos de papel higiénico, palitos, hilo, tela. También se necesitan tijeras, pegamento, y cinta adhesiva si la tienes.

Durante el Mes de la Herencia Asiática y de las islas del Pacífico celebramos las contribuciones de los artistas y de las culturas en relación a las actividades que hacemos.

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